hironao tsuboi: omega for arflex japan
hironao tsuboi: omega for arflex japan hironao tsuboi: omega for arflex japan
jun 13, 2012

hironao tsuboi: omega for arflex japan

‘omega’ by hironao tsuboi for arflex japan dimensions: 560mm x 497mm x 755mm image © nozomu matsunaga

‘omega’ for arflex japan, is the result of japanese designer hironao tsuboi’s desire to produce a precisely crafted chair. its gossamer robe-like belt seamlessly extends through the backrest, armrests and legs, giving it an elegant stance. the entire piece is elaborately made in fine details by using traditonal japanese techniques and methods by carefully sculpting each section by hand. with this, the form is created three-dimensionally from individual solid slabs of wood. the chair comes in three different variations including: natural oak, dark oak and black walnut. ‘omega’ shown in natural oak image © nozomu matsunaga

close up image © nozomu matsunaga

left: black walnut, right: dark oak image © nozomu matsunaga

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